Meaning of 卸

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Pinyin: xiè
English Definition: to unload; to unhitch; to remove or strip; to get rid of
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (stop) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • Above to below
      • [ ] noon; 7th terrestrial branch
      • [ zhǐ ] to stop, to halt; to detain; to desist
    • [ jié ] seal; kneeling person
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Example Words
推卸 tuī xiè to avoid (esp. responsibility); to shift (the blame); to pass the buck
装卸 zhuāng xiè to load or unload; to transfer; to assemble and disassemble
卸任 xiè rèn to leave office
拆卸 chāi xiè to unload; to dismantle
卸货 xiè huò to unload; to discharge cargo
More: 卸* | *卸 | *卸*
Example Sentences
The workers began unloading the ship.
The reproached coach unloaded the loaves to the approachable roadside.
So what if there are remnants of kohl around your lids, at least most of your makeup has been removed, right?
Leave all thy burdens on his hands who can bear all, and never look behind in regret.
A fresh life, a lover for so many years, was simply a burden in Wen' s eyes since she fell ill. Then Wen removed this burden with his cruel hands.